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| Coat_of_arms = Ten white wolves' heads, 4-3-2-1, on grey with a black border<br>''(Cendrée, ten wolves' heads 4-3-2-1 argent within a bordure sable)''
 
| Coat_of_arms = Ten white wolves' heads, 4-3-2-1, on grey with a black border<br>''(Cendrée, ten wolves' heads 4-3-2-1 argent within a bordure sable)''
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[[Martyn Cassel]] was [[Raid on the Tower of Joy|killed]] at the [[Tower of Joy]] in the [[Red Mountains]] of [[Dorne]] during a battle with three members of [[Aerys II Targaryen]]'s [[Kingsguard]]. Lord [[Eddard Stark]] buried him there in a cairn.{{Ref|AGOT|39}}
 
[[Martyn Cassel]] was [[Raid on the Tower of Joy|killed]] at the [[Tower of Joy]] in the [[Red Mountains]] of [[Dorne]] during a battle with three members of [[Aerys II Targaryen]]'s [[Kingsguard]]. Lord [[Eddard Stark]] buried him there in a cairn.{{Ref|AGOT|39}}
  
Martyn fathered four sons, yet only [[Jory Cassel|Jory]] lived to be a man. Jory was among those who attended the wedding of Eddard and [[Catelyn Stark|Catelyn Tully]]. In his attempt to remove the dress from Catelyn, he tore it.{{ref|ASOS|51}}
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Martyn fathered four sons, yet only [[Jory Cassel|Jory]] lived to be a man. Jory was among those who attended the wedding of Eddard and [[Catelyn Stark|Catelyn Tully]]. In his attempt to remove the dress from Catelyn, he tore it.{{Ref|ASOS|51}}
  
Martyn's brother, Ser [[Rodrik Cassel]], was married three times and had only daughters. His only surviving child is [[Beth Cassel|Beth]].{{ref|ACOK|16}}
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Martyn's brother, Ser [[Rodrik Cassel]], was married three times and had only daughters. His only surviving child is [[Beth Cassel|Beth]].{{Ref|ACOK|16}}
  
 
==Recent Events==
 
==Recent Events==
 
===''A Game of Thrones''===
 
===''A Game of Thrones''===
[[Jory Cassel]] is [[House Stark guards|captain of the guards]] at [[Winterfell]],{{ref|agot|appendix}} while Ser [[Rodrik Cassel]] is the master-at-arms at the castle.{{ref|agot|appendix}}
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[[Jory Cassel]] is [[House Stark guards|captain of the guards]] at [[Winterfell]],{{Ref|AGOT|Appendix}} while Ser [[Rodrik Cassel]] is the master-at-arms at the castle.{{Ref|AGOT|Appendix}}
  
Jory takes part in the [[Hand's tourney]].{{ref|AGOT|29}} He is slain by [[House Lannister|Lannister]] [[red cloaks]] in [[King's Landing]].{{ref|AGOT|35}} Jory's body is sent north to be buried next to his grandfather at Winterfell.{{ref|AGOT|39}}
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Jory takes part in the [[Hand's tourney]].{{Ref|AGOT|29}} He is slain by [[House Lannister|Lannister]] [[red cloaks]] in [[King's Landing]].{{Ref|AGOT|35}} Jory's body is sent north to be buried next to his grandfather at Winterfell.{{Ref|AGOT|39}}
  
Rodrik accompanies [[Catelyn Stark]] south to King's Landing{{ref|AGOT|18}} and east to the [[Eyrie]].{{ref|AGOT|40}} He returns to Winterfell after being named [[castellan]] by Catelyn.{{ref|AGOT|55}}
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Rodrik accompanies [[Catelyn Stark]] south to King's Landing{{Ref|AGOT|18}} and east to the [[Eyrie]].{{Ref|AGOT|40}} He returns to Winterfell after being named [[castellan]] by Catelyn.{{Ref|AGOT|55}}
  
 
===''A Clash of Kings''===
 
===''A Clash of Kings''===
Rodrik departs to take care of the [[House Hornwood|Hornwood]] inheritance after Lady [[Donella Hornwood]] is kidnapped.{{ref|ACOK|35}} He breaks [[Dagmer|Dagmer Cleftjaw]]'s shield wall at [[fight at Torrhen's Square|Torrhen's Square]] and ends the siege of the [[ironborn]].{{ref|ACOK|56}}
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Rodrik departs to take care of the [[House Hornwood|Hornwood]] inheritance after Lady [[Donella Hornwood]] is kidnapped.{{Ref|ACOK|35}} He breaks [[Dagmer|Dagmer Cleftjaw]]'s shield wall at [[fight at Torrhen's Square|Torrhen's Square]] and ends the siege of the [[ironborn]].{{Ref|ACOK|56}}
  
[[Theon Greyjoy]] uses [[Beth Cassel|Beth]] as a hostage to prevent her father from storming Winterfell. During the attempt to retake Winterfell, Rodrik [[battle at Winterfell|is slain]] by [[Ramsay Snow]].{{ref|ACOK|66}}
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[[Theon Greyjoy]] uses [[Beth Cassel|Beth]] as a hostage to prevent her father from storming Winterfell. During the attempt to retake Winterfell, Rodrik [[battle at Winterfell|is slain]] by [[Ramsay Snow]].{{Ref|ACOK|66}}
  
 
===''A Feast for Crows''===
 
===''A Feast for Crows''===
Beth is a captive at the [[Dreadfort]].{{ref|affc|appendix}}
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Beth is a captive at the [[Dreadfort]].{{Ref|AFFC|Appendix}}
  
 
==House Cassel at the end of the third century==
 
==House Cassel at the end of the third century==
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** His wife, Rodrik and Martyn's mother. She is forty years dead at the start of the series.{{Ref|AGOT|18}}
 
** His wife, Rodrik and Martyn's mother. She is forty years dead at the start of the series.{{Ref|AGOT|18}}
  
===Family tree===
 
 
{{Cassel tree}}
 
{{Cassel tree}}
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==See also==
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*[[House Cassel/Theories]]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Latest revision as of 22:06, 3 December 2019

House Cassel
House Cassel.svg
Coat of arms Ten white wolves' heads, 4-3-2-1, on grey with a black border
(Cendrée, ten wolves' heads 4-3-2-1 argent within a bordure sable)
Lord Beth Cassel
Region The north
Overlord House Stark (AGOT)
House Bolton (ADWD)

House Cassel is a minor house of the north in the service of the Starks of Winterfell. According to a semi-canon source, they blazon their arms with ten white wolf heads on grey with a black border.[1]

History

Martyn Cassel was killed at the Tower of Joy in the Red Mountains of Dorne during a battle with three members of Aerys II Targaryen's Kingsguard. Lord Eddard Stark buried him there in a cairn.[2]

Martyn fathered four sons, yet only Jory lived to be a man. Jory was among those who attended the wedding of Eddard and Catelyn Tully. In his attempt to remove the dress from Catelyn, he tore it.[3]

Martyn's brother, Ser Rodrik Cassel, was married three times and had only daughters. His only surviving child is Beth.[4]

Recent Events

A Game of Thrones

Jory Cassel is captain of the guards at Winterfell,[5] while Ser Rodrik Cassel is the master-at-arms at the castle.[5]

Jory takes part in the Hand's tourney.[6] He is slain by Lannister red cloaks in King's Landing.[7] Jory's body is sent north to be buried next to his grandfather at Winterfell.[2]

Rodrik accompanies Catelyn Stark south to King's Landing[8] and east to the Eyrie.[9] He returns to Winterfell after being named castellan by Catelyn.[10]

A Clash of Kings

Rodrik departs to take care of the Hornwood inheritance after Lady Donella Hornwood is kidnapped.[11] He breaks Dagmer Cleftjaw's shield wall at Torrhen's Square and ends the siege of the ironborn.[12]

Theon Greyjoy uses Beth as a hostage to prevent her father from storming Winterfell. During the attempt to retake Winterfell, Rodrik is slain by Ramsay Snow.[13]

A Feast for Crows

Beth is a captive at the Dreadfort.[14]

House Cassel at the end of the third century

The known Cassels during the timespan of the events described in A Song of Ice and Fire are:

Historical Members

  • Unnamed Cassel, Rodrik and Martyn's father. He is buried at Winterfell.[2]
    • His wife, Rodrik and Martyn's mother. She is forty years dead at the start of the series.[8]
 
 
 
 
Unknown
Cassel
 
Unknown
wife
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Martyn
 
Unknown
wife
 
Rodrik
 
Unknown
3 wives
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
3 Sons
 
Jory
 
Daughters
 
Beth
 
 


See also

References